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Samuel Yang

Comments sought on security requirements of facial recognition data

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - China
AnJie Law Firm

The National Information Security Standardisation Technical Committee recently released the Information Security Technology – Security Requirements of Face Recognition Data (Draft for Comment) for public comment.

Werner Jahnel

Revised inheritance law allows for greater flexibility

Private Client & Offshore Services - Switzerland
LALIVE

Swiss inheritance law will undergo a major revision which will take effect on 1 January 2023.

Aron C Beezley

GAO clarifies scope of its jurisdiction over OTA protests

Projects, Construction & Infrastructure - USA
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently clarified the scope of its jurisdiction over bid protests involving an agency's use of its other transaction agreement (OTA) authority.

Foo Joon Liang

Oppression action: court's discretion has limits

Litigation - Malaysia
Gan Partnership

Section 346 of the Companies Act 2016 provides the courts with wide powers to grant remedies as they deem necessary to bring an end to the matters complained of in an oppression action.

Jason Chuang

Amendment to Rules for Holding Hearings on Patent Invalidation Cases

Intellectual Property - Taiwan
Lee and Li Attorneys at Law

The Taiwan Intellectual Property Office recently amended the Rules for Holding Hearings on Patent Invalidation Cases for the second time.

Joanne van Harmelen

Would a TRIPS waiver improve access to COVID-19 vaccines?

Healthcare & Life Sciences - International
ENSafrica

A recent proposal calls for a waiver for all World Trade Organisation members of certain provisions of the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) in relation to the "prevention, containment or treatment" of COVID-19.

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy, Romania

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, France, Germany, Israel, Peru